This is a video from the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston where recent mother Kiki the gorilla reacts to recent human mother Emmelina and her newborn. Emmelina has her five-week old son Canyon with her, and Kiki her newborn son Pablo. Kiki repeatedly tries to caress the human baby’s head
In a case of life imitating life, this is a photo and video captured by photographer James Crombie of a murmuration of starlings creating the shape of a giant bird. How about that! Does it only look like a bird from this angle, or would it look like a bird’s
This is a beautiful, surprisingly low-definition video (did they text the video to Youtube and it got compressed? And does the lower quality make the shapes even more mesmerizing?) Per one particularly insightful Youtube commenter: “It would be cool it they took the shape of other animals like a rabbit
This is a video from a trail cam of a bobcat encountering a rattlesnake, and the two battling to the death while a crow cheers them on. Who wins? SPOILER SPOILER SPOILER: after several missed strikes by the rattlesnakes (deftly dodged by the bobcat), the bobcat bites it right behind
Captured in the Ecuadorian rain forest by wildlife photographer and videographer David Weiller, this is a video of a monkey slug caterpillar (the larval stage of a hag moth), which is neither monkey nor slug but is a caterpillar, and mimics a tarantula so things don’t try to eat it.
Pandora: it’s right here on earth. “You’re talking about the jewelry store that sells the charm bracelets.” Exactly, my girlfriend loves those baubles. This is a video captured by photographer and videographer Raymond K. of the bioluminescent algae (aka sea sparkle) in the Wadden Sea off the coast of Terschelling
Mother Nature: she’s totally wild. I remember one time after a night of drinking we *vine immediately erupts from ground, wraps around leg* no? Not a good story to tell? This is a video of a fallen tree absolutely pouring water when cut with a chainsaw. Some more info while
Apparently curiosity doesn’t kill all cats because this is a video from a logger in Alberta, Canada of a wild lynx that climbed up on his skidder to get a better look at him while he was working. In his own words while I can’t help but admire the size